Independent from Long Beach, California on January 31, 1960 · Page 27
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Trailers From Exhibition m Will Be Displayed Here * Bonzer-Freeway M o b i l e Horn* Center announced Saturday that big hit trailer models direct from the Trailer Life Mobile Home Show will go on display Monday at the Mobile Home Boom CHICAGO UPI -- An industry report Saturday said a total of 148,600 mobile homes and travel trailers were produced last year in the United States. Center's lot at 6655 Atlantic Ave. The T r a i l e r Life Show closes in Los Angeles today. Models to be displayed Include the Kit Golden State, Kit Stateliner, Mayflower, Plymouth, Pilgrim and Space- master by Rex. SWEET MUSIC to you will be buyers for the piano you want to sell . . . who come after you start an ad. Dial HE 2-5959 to start it. | · 17' 15' Wide · 1 2 3 Bedrms. NOW ON DISPLAY THEY'RE BEAUTIFUL! 1960 FLAMINGOS 42'--46'--50' 54* LONG HONESTY - SERVICE BALDWIN T R A I L E R S A L E S 17844 S. LAKEWOOD BLVD. IN BELLFLOWER -- CLOSID SUNDAYS -- Mobile home center proudly displays Kit Golden State, Kit State- AL BONZER liner, Mayflower, Plymouth, Pilgrim, and Space- master by Rex. JOE WHISENANT The Big Hits of the Trailer Life Show . . . See them now. ACRES OF MOBILE HOMES NEW LOW PRICES By BERNICE L. MAY I, Rancho Rosewood Trailer Lodge, 10326 Rosecrans Blvd., Bellflower, was anxious to have my club room initiated, so I behoved my helpers Bill and Lorayne Dorgan to put on a pot of coffee and get the doughnuts. Once I got my idea across, it was so easy to get the residents of my community together. Tom and Jean Breese offered to show slides taken on one of their many trips when they owned their travel trailer--that was before they became *Mobil-ites. Ruby and George Highsmith, owners of the first mobile home to seek protection within my walls, quickly got in their car and drove down to their friends, Al and Clarice Wilkinson. They also stopped and invited the latest arrivals, Leo and Cindy Kelly. It was wonderful enjoying a trip through Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon with the humans. If buzzing conversation and laughter are the instruments with which humans measure their enjoyment, then I am off to a good start. I'know I will enjoy my role and the humans will be happy within my community.. (Note: "Mobile-lies are the humans who enjoy complete everyday living in their homes on wheels, whereas trailerites only enjoy vacations or trips in their travel trailers.) * * * ELECTION OF OFFICERS was held in the club room on Thursday evening, at Long Beach Trailer Estates, 6541 Atlantic Ave. Roy Hoffman was chosen chairman in charge of club-room activities for the next six months and Marion Blake as secretary and treasurer. Gratitude was extended to Matilda Sapp and Gladys Berry for their success in office for the year 1959. Many are still on the sick list including Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hollins, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Clow and Adelle Pratt. Matilda and Jesse Sapp spent a few days with their daughter, JoAnn, and family in Burbnnk. Wm. and Mary Reno have taken the train to Oak Park, 111., to visit Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Eastley. Mrs. Eastley, Bill's sister, has been ill. Last summer the Eastleys were guests here at the Estates. * * * CAROLYN WARD MOTORED to Lancaster to visit friends over the weekend. The highlight of the trip was the annual dinner party with the "Nit-Wit" club. The club organized during World War II to knit for the Red Cross. Chip Clark is enjoying the week at the cabin in the desert near Victorville. Another covered dish dinner was enjoyed In the club room. Lorena Bartholomew wilh the cooperation of her committee was credited for the fun had by everyone. Several from the Estates are planning on attending the Mobile Home show at the Great Western Exhibit Center. * * * THE FIRST POT-LUCK dinner of the new year at Park Avalon, 750 E. Carson St., Torrance, filled the recreation hall to capacity and was followed by an impromptu program. The spring-like weather of the past weekend saw many Park Avalon residents gathered on the patio at the recreation hall enjoying the pool and shuffle board courts or just sunning themselves. Our 'flu' epidemic seems to have passed its peak and most victims are now up and about. * * * NEWEST RESIDENTS of Park Avalon arc Mr. and Mrs. H. Knowles who moved in during the past week with their new Angelus from Long Beach and Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Smith from Torrance. Mr. and Mrs. Michale Bieleck of Terry's Trailer Park in Chula Vista spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Merle Herbert and while here purchased a new I960 Golden State 50-foot trailer to be delivered Feb. 4. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert attended the recent open house held at the new Quiet Village Trailer Park and which featured an evenin's entertainment by Lee Keener, better known as "Mr. Music." * * * PROSPECTS FOR THE mobile home-travel trailer industry in the 1960's depend upon additional product diversification and on more mobile home parks. This viewpoint was highlighted by John Moss of Marketing Information Associates of Chicago, who spoke at a luncheon attended by prominent bankers and finance company personnel at the 24th Annual National Mobile Home Show in Louisville, Jan. 16. The affair was under the direction of Leslie Jones, MHMA finance director. "What the industry does in this decade depends upon two developments," Moss stated. "First, the increase in the amount of 'segmented' marketing designed to meet the individual needs of various types of prospects." By this, Moss meant the way in which various consumer needs can be more completely satisfied with units specifically designed and sold to meet those needs. "And secondly, the success of the industry depends upon the expansion of sales in metropolitan markets. This is contingent upon the development of more and better parks." Moss said about 2 per cent of the households now own mobile homes or travel trailers. The proportion owning mobile homes is greatest in the age bracket of 25 to 34. Lowest ownership is in age groups under 25 and over 65. Moss said the industry has barely scratched the surface, and pointed out that ownership of mobile homes and travel trailers is now confined only to a small portion of the population. And he went on to say the industry has done substantially better in thinly populated areas than the heavily populated ones. ON BEAUTIFUL NEW 1960 10' WIDE COLUMBIA GREAT LAKES imiiiimmiiimimiiiiiiiiiimit 11-2-3 BEDROOMS \ I 40' to 55' LONG | i !Prices as Low as! IS 3495 I Low Cost Bank I Terms Insurance MOBILE HOMES \ · Complete Financing and Insurance Program f Furniture Taken 1531 Long Beach Blvd. COMPTON NE. 8-7095 I in Trade 15311 S.Atlantic COMPTON NE. 2-4464 Smitl'i ntn i riimi mi 11 imi PITH iinn ITTTI n m i Mobile Home Living SMART INTERIORS The new 1960 mobile homes feature up to date interiors and the latest innovations for pushbutton living. More than 200 mobile homes and travel trailers are on exhibition at the Trailer Life Show in the Great Western Exhibit Center, Santa Ana Freeway at Atlantic Blvd. Trailer Life Show Closes Run Tonight The West's biggest trailer show, the I960 Trailer Life Show, ends tonight at 11 p. m. in the Great Western Exhibit Center, Santa Ana Freeway and Atlantic ilvd. More than 200 mobil lomes and travel trailers will lie latest floor plans, newes iterior decors and the lates ccessorics are on display in he 17-acre covered exhibi pace. The show opens at noon Production Now 75,000 Built at the factory by skilled c r a f t s m e n , fully equipped and furnished, ready to roll to a park, two miles or two thousand miles away . that's today's mobile wmc. With some three-quarters of a million of these homes on wheels now in use over the nation, the number increases by more than 75,000 a year. Emphasis in the past two years has been on harmonizing interior color effects as well as the latest in household appliances. These come in standard size and brand and i n c l u d e refrigerators, stoves, heating units in all models, with garbage disposal units in many, and washers, driers and dishwashers in some deluxe models. Television and a i r - c o n d i t i o n i n g come as part of the "package" in many new models. In size they range from travel" models 18 feet long to more than 50 feet. Multiple jedrooms and, in a few cases, multiple bath models are in demand. All mobile homes built today have baths, some combination tub and shower. With the increased size, transport c o m p a n i e s have sprung up for the purpose of moving the mobile home not only from factory to dealer )ut from one location to another. Double Trouble for Driver, 80 AUSTIN, Minn. (A 1 )--Michael Frohriech, 80, of Waltham, Minn., figured a fine of $25 on each of two traffic violations was cheap. He pleaded guilty in mu- nd the Drowns, noted coun ry singers, will present free hows at 2 and 11 p. m, * * * * THIS YEAR'S SHOW Is th( argest ever held in the Wesi nd the $2,000,000 show is resented by the Trailer oach Assn. John O'Connor, executive rector of the TCA, said the iant all-industry show re ects the tremendous growtl f the mobile home and travc railer industry in the West The gross sales of mobili omes and trailers in Cali ornia in I960 will reach a ecord total of $110,000,000 3'Connor predicted. This year's show feature; arden-Iike settings which re found in many of today's uxurious mobile home parks icipal court to driving ove; 10 center line and unlicensed peration of a motor vehicle )en testified he had been riving without a license nee 1915. SWAP ANYTHING FAST hrough Classified ads! Dia! E 2-5959 for an ad-writer. INDEPENDENT.PRESS-TELEGRAM-C-r Un« iMch, Ctllfv iuatn. JMWTV II, INt Mobile homo living Is a lendly congenial way of life. Imost fiveryono In a park 111 b e c o m e quickly ac ualnted with you. Your park is a veritable pi ty, running from 50 to as on many as 3,000 mobile home*, · The bigger and more modern : the park, the more chance* for. 1 organized recreational programs. Large parks have organized athletic and social : irograms with activities going' almost all the time. · . miiijiiiiitiiiiiimiMiimiiiiii inniMiit iniiiiiiiniiMiiiiitMiitiimiiriuiimiiitiiiMHtimimiitiiiiMiitHtiiii NOW RENTING :: rancho ':;"·; IP / £ r\o6ewooa : ; ; trailer lodge · BEAUTIFUL POOL · HI-FI TO EACH TRAILER . · · CLUB HOUSE · CHILDHEN 6 ADULT AREAS ' . . 10326 ROSECRANS -- Bellflowor -- TOrr.y 7-3227 Live and Enjoy Life... In beautiful surroundings at ont of Orange County's finest Mobile Home Parks! LOCATED IN EAST ANAHEIM'S EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL AREA, IT FEATURES: * WOODAU 5-STAR RATINQ .'. ,5 * PLANNED COMMUNITY ENTERTAINMENT '. j: ; * RECREATION BUILDING AND HEATED SWIM POOL ",'~i if BAR-B-QUE PATIOS, SHUFFLEBOARD COURTS, BILLIARDS 1 ' * MODERN SHOPPING CENTERS AND FREEWAYS NEARIT * WILL ACCOMMODATE ANY SIZE TRAILER * RAISED PATIOS if LOW, LOW RATES if ADULTS ONLY STOP BY FOR A FREE TOUR tV] 'l ew TKAILKR ESTATES 2037 E. La 1'olma Avcnuo · · Annliclni, Giillfornla Pit 4-8200 CERTIFIED TRAILER SALES, Inc. 9111 EAST ARTESIA BOULEVARD ^ BELLFLOWER Optn sumuy ind Eviry Night. HArrliJn MM* SAVE IN '60 with a new mobile home from Certified Your Reliable Rod and Reel Volume Dealer 47'-- si'-- ss' lengths. Complete line ot It widths. 21 indlvlduil door plant to chooii from. MORE FOR YOUR MONEY CONSTRUCTION FEATURES · 10" Arch rib trim trot root, · Louvered doublt Insulation · J»l! iSjlr----} · Ma»lvo iteel frame controllid · Cholcv ol color icnam«i · Fin* turnlihlngl . In every room .± r s C ..1 n ever V ^ h d . r C BEST TERMS EVER TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET WE TRADE FOR REAL ESTATE, TRUST DEEDS, FURNITURE . . . Our Complete Service Dept. asHirei you et illir ulti service IT NEVER ENDS Yes ... the Mobile Home Show in Lomita never ends! Day in and day out you can inspect over 16 famous names in mobile homes and you'll enjoy the friendly service extended by these friendly Lomita dealers. It costs you nothing to look and, if you buy, you're sure to save IN LOMITA 7 MILES WEST OF LONG BEACH ON PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY PAN-AMERICAN PARAMOUNT TRANSA HOMES BILTMORE SHASTA 12361 STANTON AVE. HIGHWAY 39 GARDEN GROVE TRANSA HOMES ROD REEL at our Newest Location 5135 HOLT AVE. POMONA SEE THEM AT THE SHOW AND SEE US FOR BEST DEAL TW 3-4555 Open 9 to 9 NA 4-5595 TROPIC TRAILER SALES, INC. FREE Life-Shade Aluminum Awnings Ask for Detail! UNIVERSAL JUPITER Terra Cruiser MONTCLAIR «· Many Late Used Trailers Priced Low TRAILER SALES 2429 Pacific Coast Hwy. I UK* E»t tt Crmtnaw, Umlli JANUARY SPECIAL I960 VENUS Dining Room Mdl. 10* wide, 50' long Get Our Low Price Nowl · We will trade anything as trade-in · · · Up to 7 Years to ray ' PAUL'S 2117Pac. Csf. Hwy. . LOMITA ^ DA s-1961 Trailer Sales , j Phone DAvenport £-2751 14002 S. Atlantic, Cmptn. SAVE $1,000 on a beautiful new PLYMOUTH, 47' Long 10' Wide, 2-Bdrms. · 35 Other Ntw ; Mobile Homes and" ·':. Travel Trailers to : Choose From · ' · · . · : See Our Complete Line of Beautiful New 1960 MAYFLOWER-ANGELUS PLYMOUTH 7-YEAR FINANCING GEO! FRY TRAILER SALES 2142 Pacific Coast Hwy. Ph. DAvcnport *-2200

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